San Antonio SpursCat:未分類

Vegas Over/Under: 54.5

The Record Projection: 55-27 of fromal The Bet: Prevent but do not ever bet against the San Antonio Spurs The San Antonio Spurs feel more vulnerable than they’ve been in quite some time. Tony Parker and Rudy Gay are working their way back from significant injuries, while Pau Gasol and Manu Ginobili re-signed to get an opportunity to keep their fights against Father Time in the same uniforms. Together with LaMarcus Aldridge moving farther away from stardom, Kawhi Leonard is the lone player who enjoys authentic celestial status, and he doesn’t actually have the luxury of an excessive amount of depth around him. Sure, Dejounte Murray, Leonard, Danny Green, Aldridge and Gasol’s opening quintet is a dominant one. Nevertheless, the main backups–while Gay and Parker are rehabbing, at the least –are Patty Mills,” Ginobili, Kyle Anderson, Davis Bertans and Joffrey Lauvergne. That is not particularly inspiring. Not by Spurs standards. However one figure is. As Adam Spinella noted for NBA Math, head coach Gregg Popovich is one continuous reason for optimism, even as the dynasty looks like it’s about the decline: “Despite that certainty, we will watch anxiously as Pop tries prove us wrong and also make those subtle changes to his roster. We are going to hope from an incredibly stable franchise for one run of fantastic basketball. We’ll look to see how this group of offense-first big guys and over-the-hill cast members constructs yet another top-ranked defense” Never bet against Popovich do not. Read more: